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Arts Notes: Oct. 8

Southern Charm Gift Boutique

Southern Charm Gift Boutique is looking for crafters and artists for the holiday season. The boutique is in Cary Towne Center and will open a seasonal store in Triangle Town Center in Raleigh. For more information, email southerncharmgifts@nc.rr.com.

Call for artists

The Cary Photographic Artists are looking for entries for the seventh annual open juried photographic exhibition from Monday, Oct. 27, through Friday, Dec. 19, at the Cary Senior Center, 120 Maury Odell Place. There will be cash prizes. All artwork must be delivered by hand, with a $25 entry fee. For details, go to www.caryphotographicartists.org.

Call for artists

The Heart of Cary Association is looking for art and craft vendors for the 11th annual Ole Time Winter Festival from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6, in downtown Cary. The application deadline is Thursday, Oct. 9. For details, go to www.heartofcary.org.

Downtown Performers Series

Cary’s Downtown Performers Series of free concerts will be held this fall at 7 p.m. at the Downtown Performance Green on the corner of Kildaire Farm Road and Academy Street. Here’s the schedule:

• Friday, Oct. 10: The Red Vibes



JazzLive Concert Series

The Halle Cultural Arts Center will host a concert by jazz pianist Lenore Raphael at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11, at 237 N. Salem St., Apex. Tickets cost $15 for adults and $12 for students, ages 18 and younger, at bit.ly/1vpHJdA. For details, go to thehalle.org.

Sertoma Series

Cary’s Sertoma Series of free concerts will be at Sertoma Amphitheatre at Fred G. Bond Metro Park, 801 High House Road. Here’s the schedule:

• 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 12: “Brass at Bond”



Classical Concert Series

The Halle Cultural Arts Center will host a concert by Contemporary North Carolina Composers presenting music for piano and trumpet at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 12, at 237 N. Salem St., Apex. Tickets cost $15 for adults and $8 for students, ages 18 and younger, at bit.ly/1rykRsM.

Marvelous Music Mainstage Series

Cary’s Marvelous Music Mainstage Series will begin at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11, with a performance by the Paragon Ragtime Orchestra, and continue through May. Five-concert package prices start at $100 at the Cary Arts Center box office at 101 Dry Ave. For details, call 1-800-514-3849 or go to www.etix.com.

Reception

The Umstead Hotel and Spa and CAM Raleigh will host a public reception for painter Samuel Roth from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 15, at The Umstead, 100 Woodland Drive, Cary. Roth’s paintings for sale will raise money for CAM Raleigh. To make a reservation, call 919-447-4065.

‘Around the World in 80 Days’

Applause! Cary Youth Theatre will present “Around the World in 80 Days” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 17; 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18; and 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 19, at the Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Ave. All tickets cost $10 at the door. Tickets are available in advance for $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and students and $5 for ages 5 and younger at the Cary Arts Center, by phone at 1-800-514-3849 or at www.etix.com.

Art exhibit and sale

Draft Line Brewing will host an art exhibit and sale from 1-8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, at 341 Broad St., suite 151, Fuquay-Varina. The event will raise money for the Pretty in Pink Foundation, an organization that supports breast cancer patients.

Celebration of Children in the Arts

The Cary Ballet Company’s Celebration of Children in the Arts will feature dance, martial arts, fencing, a magician, artwork from local schools and hands-on crafts from 2:30-5:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, at 3791 NW Cary Parkway.

‘The Snow Queen’

Infinity Ballet Theatre will present “The Snow Queen” at 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, and Sunday, Oct. 19, at the Halle Cultural Arts Center, 237 N. Salem St., Apex. Tickets cost $6 at www.etix.com.

‘ARTQUILTSconnections’

Professional Art Quilters Alliance-South members’ work will be displayed in the exhibit “ARTQUILTSconnections” from Wednesday, Oct. 22, through Sunday, Nov. 16, at the Page-Walker Arts & History Center, 119 Ambassador Loop, Cary. A reception will be from 6-8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24.

Reel-ly Scary Cary

Koka Booth Amphitheatre will host Reel-ly Scary Cary movie screenings and a haunted house from Thursday, Oct. 23, through Saturday, Oct. 25, at 8003 Regency Parkway, Cary. Tickets cost $10 for ages 13 and older. The event isn’t recommended for ages 12 and younger. The ticket price includes the movie and one visit to the haunted house. Here’s the schedule:

• Thursday, Oct. 23: haunted house from 6-10 p.m. and Stephen King’s “Pet Sematary” at 8 p.m.



• Friday, Oct. 24: haunted house from 6-11 p.m. and “Monsters University” at 8 p.m.



• Saturday, Oct. 25: haunted house from 6-10 p.m. and “The Conjuring” at 8 p.m.



‘Carolina On My Mind’

A reception for “Carolina On My Mind,” the Village Art Circle’s juried art show, will be from 6-9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24, at 100 S. Academy St., Cary. Awards will be presented at 7 p.m.

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